Pineapple Takes Salsa to Whole Other Level

  By DANA SPARKS Mayo Clinic News Network Here’s a new salsa option – and if you’re in a rush, use roasted red peppers from a jar instead of roasting your own.   ROASTED RED BELL PEPPER PINEAPPLE SALSA Serves 4 ½ cup chopped roasted red bell pepper 1 cup chopped pineapple ¼ cup finely […]

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Packing on Pounds During COVID-19 and How to Turn It Around

By DEBORAH BALZER Mayo Clinic News Network If you’ve gained weight during the COVID-19 pandemic, you aren’t alone. The “Quarantine 15” — referring to weight gain some people have experienced since stay-at-home guidelines went into effect — is likely due to a disruption in daily routine and habits. “People’s habits have changed quite a bit since we’re […]

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Guilt-Free French Bread Pizza

By DEBORAH BALZER Mayo Clinic News Network Are you craving the taste of a pizza but not the guilt and all the calories? Consider trying this healthy remake of French bread pizza that could turn into your new favorite Friday night treat. It’s easy, delicious and approximately 265 calories per slice. Dietitian’s note: For a crispier […]

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Summer 2020 Can Still Be Best Yet for Teens and Tweens

By DEVON FAHRENWALD & JILLIAN HALEY Summer is quickly approaching and one challenge families may face in these upcoming months is staying active and entertained while continuing to social distance. Our typical summer activities may have limitations or restrictions, such as no water parks, limited attendance for summer camp, or changes in family vacation plans. […]

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12 Ways to Manage COVID-19 Symptoms At Home

During this COVID-19 pandemic, Lakeland Regional Health is working to provide you with the necessary tools on how to best handle all medical situations that come your way. When faced with COVID-19-like respiratory symptoms or a positive test result, please refer to the instructions below for 12 ways to manage them at home. […]

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